Brothers Journey from Jordan in Pursuit of Ph.D. at UNT

April 2017

Omar and Khaled Almahmoud are currently working on their doctoral degrees in mechanical and energy engineering. It’s hard to miss the striking resemblance between Omar and Khaled Almahmoud, but their similarities don’t stop on the surface. Right now the brothers are both at the University of...

UNT Student Creates Device Aimed at Helping Those with Arthritic Knees Walk Easier

March 2017

Engineering student Jenn Cao A University of North Texas graduate student is taking a step towards making exoskeletons available to help more people. Typically exoskeletons, which are wearable mobile machines that allow for more limb movement, increased strength and endurance, are extremely...

Strengthening Walls, Saving Lives

February 2017

A test structure created out of cold-form steel at UNT. Hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes – it seems almost every week a deadly natural disaster is reported in the news. Now researchers at the University of North Texas are working to help create walls that will stand up to those disasters, with...

UNT Professor Leads NSF Program Exclusive to Ph.D. Students Studying Cybersecurity

October 2016

Dr. Ram Dantu, a professor of Computer Science and Engineering and director of UNT's Center for Information and Computer Security, is leading a Scholarship for Service program funded by National Science Foundation (NSF). This funding of more than $1 million is exclusive to Ph.D. students...

UNT Graduate Student Helps Introduce Children to Aviation

August 2016

UNT College of Engineering graduate student Alex Reese had an opportunity to introduce children to aviation this summer during Moon Day 2016 at Dallas Love Field’s Frontiers of Flight Museum. Moon Day is the biggest annual space exposition in Texas, and this year’s event featured guest speaker...